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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 227-97
September 25, 1997

Secretary of Defense's Rhode Island Tour Media Availability

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will participate in a media availability, hosted by Senator John Chafee, at Quonset State Airport, R.I., at 12:05 p.m. (EDT), Sept. 26, 1997. The media availability is in conjunction with Secretary Cohen's visit to the area and subsequent tour of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, R.I. The Secretary's tour at NUWC is open to media photo opportunities. Point of contact for the media availability is Mr. John Goodman, Senator Chafee's district office, at (401) 528-5294. Point of contact for the NUWC photo opportunities is Mr. Gary Steigerwald, Public Affairs officer, at (401) 841-3611.